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Oct 28, 2012 5:00pm PDT
's a consequential difference. they know that president obama is going to increase taxes, where, where governor romney is not if he's elected president. that's an important issue distinction. coming into the last debate, the annenberg survey showed that the public thought that governor romney was more likely to take the country into a war, than was president obama. but the public also believed that president obama had gone around the world apologizing. now in the last debate, governor romney reassured that he was not as likely to take people into war as they had thought in that debate. and i think that was a calculated strategy on his part. now, you could say, "and it was illegitimate. you secretly know that he was more likely." but nonetheless, what we can measure is whether they get what he said he was going to do in the context. and i think that president obama responded to the apologizing around the world claim in a number of ways that were effective as well. and i think one of the things that we can say about debates making a difference is that, had there been debates in the goldwater/john
Oct 31, 2012 1:00am PDT
and those exchanges in which somebody was alleging deception. romney, his plan largely doesn't add up. obama did not apologize around the world, if by apologize you mean said, "i'm sorry and i apologize." what we haven't gotten to is a deeper understanding of what t obama was doing in those moments. i think he was doing something extremely important that we have not talked about, which is recalibrating our relationship to the rest of the world so that we would work collegially with allies in order to increase the likelihood that we were all on the same page when we moved, sometimes militarily, sometimes with sanctions. >> the debates, as both ofou know, are agreed to by the press on the terms set by the two ou parties through the presidential commission on ebates.n so, i think what we're getting are staged press conferences. not debates in the sense that you mean them en you wrote your first book about them in w politics. these areot debates in that sense, are they? >> no, they're not. and they're-- i suspect that if we tried to go back to debates in that sense, we would have tr able holdin
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